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10 June 2016

Guy Hands drops lawsuit against Citigroup after just four days

32ac271 Guy Hand’s private equity firm Terra Firma has withdrawn its lawsuit against Citigroup over the disastrous takeover of music group EMI in 2007.

1 June 2016

CalPERS’ bribery saga ends as court sentences ex-CEO Buenrostro

hammer-802303_1280 Federico Buenrostro, former CEO of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has received a prison sentence by a court in San Francisco on bribery charges.

26 April 2016

Patriarch Partners faced with new lawsuit by the Zohar funds

courtroom-898931_640 New York-based private equity firm Patriarch Partners, headed by investor Lynn Tilton, is facing a new lawsuit by the Zohar funds, formerly under Tilton’s management.  The new fund manager, Alvarez & Marsal, filed a suit with Delaware’s Court of Chancery last Friday, alleging they have been refused access to financial records. This latest filing adds to a[...]

15 March 2016

Former Sequoia partner alleges extortion in sex abuse lawsuit

gavel-952313-m A veteran Sequoia Capital partner has quit the firm and launched a countersuit against a woman who claimed he repeatedly sexually abused her over a 13-year period.

26 February 2016

Blackstone-backed Patria may claim compensation from SunEdison

power Blackstone-backed Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos is one of the investors said to be planning a lawsuit with US energy group SunEdison.

29 June 2015

Danish pension funds sue OW Bunker, Altor Funds for $120m

gavel-2-1409592-m A group of Danish investors, including two of the largest pension funds in the country, have sued OW Bunker and its former private equity owner for $120m.

18 June 2015

Former TPG spokesman withdraws lawsuit against buyout firm

gavel-952313-m TPG Capital has announced that former its former head of public affairs Adam Levine has agreed to drop his lawsuit against the buyout firm.

1 May 2015

Rockford president pleads guilty to conspiracy to defraud investors

courthouse-1330873-m Genadi Yagodayev, the former head of the Rockford Group, reportedly pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud via the so-called private equity firm, at Brooklyn federal court this week.

12 March 2015

Ex WL Ross exec Storper to sue firm for access to books

books David Storper, who used to be a member of the investment committee at private equity investor WL Ross & Co, is reportedly suing the firm in a bid to force it to open its books and records to him.

12 January 2015

KPCB’s Pao tried to leave firm 5 years before filing lawsuit against it

ellen pao kleiner perkins KPCB Former Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers partner Ellen Pao is said to have tried to leave the venture capital firm five years before she filed for gender discrimination, court documents show.

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